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Germany Keeps Its Nuclear Plants Alive as EU Seeks Crisis Fixes

  • Germany will keep two plants available in policy shift
  • EU is working on measures to cap prices, improve liquidity
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Germany moved to keep two nuclear plants available this winter in a policy reversal, as European leaders scrambled for emergency fixes to the deepening energy crisis.

Moscow’s move to switch off its main gas pipeline to Europe sent gas and power prices surging on Monday, adding urgency to politicians’ efforts to stem a crisis that risks turning into an economic, social and financial disaster too.